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Center of Science and Industry, COSI – Virtual Tour

Center of Science and Industry, COSI - Virtual Tour

 Center of Science and Industry, COSI – Virtual Tour

The Center of Science and Industry, better known as COSI, is a science museum and research center in Columbus, Ohio.

Initially opened in 1964, COSI was moved to a larger facility in 1999, which features more than 300 interactive exhibits throughout themed exhibition areas.

COSI has developed immersive theatrical learning worlds with hands-on exhibits and displays for seven main exhibit areas:

  • Ocean
  • Energy Explorers
  • Space
  • Industrial Progress
  • Gadgets
  • Life
  • Dinosaur Gallery

Center of Science and Industry, COSI - Virtual Tour

Highlights of COSI

  • COSI outreach education program
  • Camp-In overnight program for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts
  • Submarine laboratory to explore the realities of ocean research
  • A replica space station pod to tour
  • Recreation of a small town from 1898, before the availability of electricity and modern technologies
  • Hands-on experiments, such as pulleys, wind tunnels, magnets, engines, and counterweights
  • Optical illusions experiments with physical illusions and anechoic chamber

COSI has established partnerships with local organizations that maintain specialist offices and exhibit spaces. Examples include:

  • Ohio’s NPR member station and Public Broadcasting Service 
  • Ohio State University
  • Columbus Historical Society

Center of Science and Industry, COSI - Virtual Tour

Center of Science and Industry, COSI

  • Name:                Center of Science and Industry, COSI
  • City:                   Columbus, Ohio
  • Established:       1964
  • Type:                  Science Museum
  • Location:            333 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215, United States

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Center of Science and Industry, COSI – 360 Views

Center of Science and Industry, COSI – 360 Views

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Center of Science and Industry, COSI

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Center of Science and Industry, COSI

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“If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come.”
– Arapaho Proverb

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